UCF Researchers Receive Department of Defense Grants

January 14, 2021 by
By GENE KRUCKEMYER Three UCF researchers working on different projects have been awarded a total of about $1.3 million from the Department of Defense. The grants were part of the DOD awarding of $50 million to 85 institutions across the nation in the Fiscal Year 2021 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program. The recipients and their […]

CREOL Faculty Counted Among Top 2% of Global Optics Experts

January 11, 2021 by
The depth of UCF’s research expertise is on full display in a recent compilation of the world’s top scholars — including 20 from CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics. The list in the journal PLOS Biology used a composite indicator, based on six citation metrics, to rank the top 2% scientists from a variety […]

Leadership and Innovation of Pegasus Professor Earns Her Lifetime Service Award

December 8, 2020 by
  The Arthur F. Greaves- Walker Lifetime Service Award is given to those that show exemplary leadership and innovation in their field. Pegasus Professor of Optics and Photonics and optical material scientist Kathleen Richardson, Ph.D, of UCF CREOL has recently been named the recipient of this award, celebrating her sustained commitment to the field of […]

Laser Speed Research Enters Application Phase

November 17, 2020 by
The speed of pulses of light are not as fixed you might think — and that’s good news for your weekend movie streaming. New research published last week in Nature Communications builds on a previous proof of concept that showed it was possible to speed up, slow down and even direct a pulse of light […]

Stephen Kuebler Inducted into UCF Scroll and Quill Society

October 29, 2020 by
This years’ inductees are experts in methodology, animation, music history, business ethics and other fields. BY ALLISON HURTADO ’12 | OCTOBER 29, 2020 Each fall, the University of Central recognizes faculty who have made a national and international impact through their research, teaching and service, by inducting new members into the Scroll and Quill Society. “This society […]